Gulf Air is the flagship carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain and is headquartered at Muharraq. The airline offers passengers tickets at competitive prices for domestic and international destinations. It is committed to the latest in aviation technology and adherence to traditional Arabian hospitality.
The airline started its services in 1950 as Gulf Aviation Company. It started off as a small-scale commuter service, serving the oil fields of the Gulf and some regional customers. It is now fully owned by the Kingdom of Bahrain through its Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company. Today, Gulf Airways is a major international airline serving various destinations.
The airline has won several awards; some of the most notable ones being:
The current fleet strength of Gulf Airlines is 35 aircraft, which includes Airbus and Embraer planes.
With Skyhub, the airline offers world-class in-flight entertainment. With cutting-edge technology, you get to enjoy the latest in communication products. With full broadband connectivity, you can access the Internet and stay in touch with loved ones and colleagues while you fly! Mobile phone services may also be availed of and a global live television service is available on-board. You can also shop duty-free products by selecting them online and having them delivered straight to your seat. The Sky Nanny Service is exclusively designed to assist families traveling with children.
The Gulf Air baggage allowance policy states that on tickets issued wholly on flights operated by the airline, checked-in luggage should not exceed 40 kgs for Falcon Gold passengers and 30 kgs for Economy Class ones. To find out more details on baggage policy, click here.
With the Gulf Air online check-in facility, you could avoid long queues at the airport. You may check-in 24 hours until 90 minutes before the flight departs. You may also select the seat of your choice and print your boarding pass from home. If you have only hand luggage to carry, then you may proceed directly to the departure gate with the printed boarding pass. To avail of the Gulf Air Web check-in facility, click here.
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The top sectors for Gulf Air are Bahrain to Dubai , Dubai to Bahrain , Chicago to Dallas Fort Worth and Dammam to Bahrain where it operates 50, 50, 47 and 30 weekly flights respectively. They also have occasional flights from Bahrain to Islamabad and Tampa to Chicago flights. Find more routes here-